Steven Nightingale to read from new collection of sonnets

SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: Steven Nightingale will read from his new collection of sonnets The Wings of What You Say (Black Rock Press, 2013). When/Where: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. Editorial Reviews: “There is a natural ecstatic in Steven Nightingale, whom one might situate on a […]

Local authors to be available for book signing at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: A book signing with local authors Mike Shaff (REDEMPTION ROAD) and M.C. Davis (CURRENTS OF DECEPTION). When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m. at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. Redemption Road by Mark Shaff A family outing turns into a nightmare when Annie Diablo goes missing while backpacking in the […]

Award-winning author Vlautin to read from new novel at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: Award-winning author of The Motel Life, Northline and Lean on Pete, Willy Vlautin returns to his hometown to read from his latest novel, The Free (Harper Collins, Feb. 2014). When/Where: Monday, Feb. 10, 6:30 pm at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave.. About the Book: In his heartbreaking yet […]

Local author celebrates publication of first book in new series


SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: A reading and reception to celebrate the publication of Scintillate (Entangled: Teen, 2014), the first book in a new young adult trilogy by local author Tracy Clark. When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2:30 p.m. at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. About the Book: Cora Sandoval’s mother disappeared when she […]

Nevada teen to share story of grief and healing at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: A conversation and book signing with Bridget Park, a local, 17-year-old author whose new memoir, Growing Young, was inspired by the tragic loss of her brother. When/Where: Saturday, Jan. 25, 11:00 am at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About the Author and Memoir: Bridget Park is a junior […]

Washoe County Library Board acknowledges $270,455 in donations and grants

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE At its Jan. 15 meeting, the Library Board recognized the contributions of donors and grantors to the library system during the second half of 2013. The library system receives monetary and in-kind donations throughout the year that assist in providing services and materials. These donations are greatly appreciated by library staff. […]

Las Vegas entertainer tells unreal, true story of Willie Martello and his El Rey Club

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ANDY MARTELLO NEWS RELEASE After eight years of research, interviews, collecting and fundraising, The King of Casinos: Willie Martello and the El Rey Club is now available for book lovers and Las Vegas history buffs alike. “It was a long road, but the dream has been realized and Willie Martello will finally get his day […]

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Parallel to Paradise: Addiction and other love stories’ by Laura Newman


By Laurel Busch Many of the 14 short stories  in Laura Newman’s first book, Parallel to Paradise: Addiction and Other Love Stories (LeRue Press), are set in Nevada and Lake Tahoe, but the good writing is what makes them interesting. Newman says her stories “are about everyday people who are impacted by events.” “Parallel to […]

Grant Korgan to share story of hope and recovery at Sundance Books and Music


SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Local author Grant Korgan will read and sign his memoir, Two Feet Back (Lucky Bat Books), which tells the inspiring story of his road to recovery from a severe spinal cord injury. When/Where: Thursday, Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About Two Feet Back: […]

Library annual report now available

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Were you one of our 1.2 million visitors this past year? Each visit to the library means a great deal to library staff and paints a picture of how libraries are used in Washoe County. The annual report provides an opportunity for the library to share highlights of the events and accomplishments over […]

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